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pen·in·su·la

 (pə-nĭn′syə-lə, -sə-lə)
n. Abbr. Pen.
A piece of land that juts out from a larger land mass and is mostly surrounded by water.

[Latin paenīnsula : paene, almost + īnsula, island.]

pen·in′su·lar adj.

peninsula

(pɪˈnɪnsjʊlə)
n
(Physical Geography) a narrow strip of land projecting into a sea or lake from the mainland
[C16: from Latin, literally: almost an island, from paene pene- + insula island]
penˈinsular adj
Usage: The noun peninsula is sometimes confused with the adjective peninsular: the Iberian peninsula (not peninsular)

Peninsula

n
(Placename) the Peninsula short for the Iberian Peninsula

pen•in•su•la

(pəˈnɪn sə lə, -ˈnɪns yə lə)

n., pl. -las.
1. land almost completely surrounded by water except for an isthmus connecting it with the mainland.
2. the Peninsula,
b. a district in SE Virginia between the York and James rivers: Civil War battles.
[1530–40; < Latin paenīnsula=paen(e) almost + īnsula island]
pen•in′su•lar, adj.

pen·in·su·la

(pə-nĭn′syə-lə)
A piece of land that projects into a body of water and is connected with a larger landmass.

peninsula

A narrow strip of land that is almost surrounded by water.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peninsula - a large mass of land projecting into a body of waterpeninsula - a large mass of land projecting into a body of water
dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, earth, land - the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"

peninsula

noun cape, point, head, horn, bluff, mull (Scot.), headland, promontory the Korean peninsula
Translations
poloostrov
halvø
poolsaar
niemimaa
péninsulepresqu’ilepresqu’île
poluotok
félsziget
skagi
半島
반도
pusiasaliopusiasalis
pussala
polostrov
polotok
halvö
คาบสมุทร
bán đảo

peninsula

[pɪˈnɪnsjʊlə] Npenínsula f

peninsula

[pəˈnɪnsjʊlə] npéninsule f

peninsula

nHalbinsel f

peninsula

[pɪˈnɪnsjʊlə] npenisola

peninsula

(pəˈninsjulə) noun
a piece of land that is almost surrounded by water. the Malay peninsula.
peˈninsular adjective
of or like a peninsula.

peninsula

شِبَهُ الـْجَزِيرَةِ poloostrov halvø Halbinsel χερσόνησος península niemimaa péninsule poluotok penisola 半島 반도 schiereiland halvøy półwysep península полуостров halvö คาบสมุทร yarımada bán đảo 半岛